The USPHL is proud to announce its 2020-21 USPHL Elite Florida Division All-Stars as voted by the division’s coaches. Congratulations to all of these players in their future endeavors!
Listed below in alphabetical order:
Ryan Bahula, Tampa Bay Juniors (Forward ‘03 St. Petersburg, Fla.)
His 31 goals and 64 points tied him at the top of the league’s scorers. Five of his goals along with nine assists came on Juniors power plays and Bahula also fired four game-winners adding another goal on his only shootout attempt of the season. He also had two Premier game call-ups. With 105 points, he is second all-time in Tampa scoring.
Vincent Cartier, Florida Eels (Forward ‘04 St-Germain-de-Graham, Que.)
In 40 games with the Eels, Cartier collected nine goals and 26 points. Three of those goals, along with a half dozen assists came on Eels’ power plays and one of them was a game-winning goal.
Ryan Chambre, Florida Eels (Defense ‘03 Fort Myers, Fla.)
The local product for the Eels, Chambre played 39 games with the Elite Eels this season, scoring seven goals and collecting 27 points. Two of his goals along with five assists came on Eels’ plowerplays and he also notched a pair of game-winners.
Matt Clift, Florida Eels (Forward ‘01 Broomfield, Colo.)
Clift was a great playmaker, scoring a dozen and setting up another 23 for the Eels for 35 points in 40 games this season. Two goals and three assists came on power play opportunities and Clift added a goal and assist while shorthanded as well. Clift scored three game winners and was called on in shootouts twice, scoring both times.
Nash Cobbs, Tampa Bay Juniors (Defense ‘03 Dunellon, Fla.)
One of many local area products for the Juniors, Cobbs collected five goals and 21 assists in 36 games for the Juniors, with a goal and nine assists coming with the team up a skater. He also added a shorthanded assist.
Case Cook, Charleston Colonials (Defense ‘03 Charleston, S.C.)
Cook notched four goals and added 17 assists for 21 points in 38 games played with the Colonials. He notched a goal and set up six others on the power play and one of the goals was a game-winner. Cook also collected two assists with the Colonials shorthanded.
Adam Custable, Tampa Bay Juniors (Forward ‘03 Tampa, Fla.)
Custable contributed 24 goals and 60 points playing for his hometown team. A key on the special teams, Custable had 13 assists with the extra attacker and scored another five and adding two other goals with the Juniors killing a penalty. Three of his goals were game-winners for the Juniors.
Landen Engles, Florida Eels (Forward ‘03 Sioux Falls, S.D.)
Engles collected 13 goals and 34 points for the Eels in 41 regular season contests, two goals and a half dozen points coming with an extra attacker. He also notched a game-winner which came on his lone shootout attempt this season. He had previously played for new USPHL Premier team the Pueblo Bulls.
Jack Fleer, Tampa Bay Juniors (Forward ‘02 Lutz, Fla.)
Another member of the potent Juniors’ offense, Fleer collected 20 goals and 46 points in just 38 games this past season. He scored six times and added four assists on the Tampa power play and four of his goals were game-winners. Fleer also added an assist on the penalty kill.
Sebastian Hale, Charleston Colonials (Forward ‘03 Dallas, Texas)
Hale played 29 games with the Colonials, collecting 10 goals and 24 points with a goal and eight helpers coming on the powerplay. Hale impressed enough to be selected four times in shootouts, and he was a big help in the playoffs and Nationals, where the Colonials reached the National Championship game.
Kaleb Harrop, Florida Eels (Forward, ‘01 St. Louis, Mo.)
Harrop was second overall in team scoring and first in goals, potting 27 and collecting 46 points in 40 games for the Eels. Five of those and eight points total came on the powerplay while Harrop triggered two game winners and scored on the only shootout attempt he made. He was one of many players on this list who skated in the first-ever USPHL Elite All-Star Game at Hub City Tampa.
Zachary Humphrey, Florida Jr. Blades (Goalie ‘02 Naples, Fla.)
Humphrey played 24 games for the Blades this past season and faced nearly 1000 shots, stopping all but 98 of 968. He collected a shootout win and stopped six of 11 post-game shootout attempts.
Ronan Keenan, Tampa Bay Juniors (Forward '03 Lawrence, N.J.)
The big man (6-feet-6-inches, 202 pounds) saw plenty of time at both the Elite and Premier levels this year, posting a point-per-game in the Elite and then skating in 26 more up with Premier. He is poised to continue climbing in the USPHL.
Filip Kuba, Tampa Bay Juniors (Defense ‘04 Woodbury, Minn.)
Kuba led all defenders in scoring for the Juniors, firing 10 goals and adding 19 assists for 29 points in 41 games. A key cog on the powerplay, Kuba scored four times and added three assists when the Juniors had the extra attacker, two others coming while shorthanded. His father, also Filip, is a Juniors assistant coach and a former NHL player for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Rory Neish, Florida Jr. Blades (Forward ‘02 Wichita, Kan.)
The team might have struggled, but opposition clubs had a hard time slowing down Neish who collected 16 goals and 47 points. One of his goals and seven points came on power plays and another goal, along with an assist come with the team shorthanded. He fired two game-winners, one coming on a shootout goal.
Marco Pineda, Charleston Colonials (Forward ‘02 Charleston, S.C.)
Pineda played just 26 games for the Elite Colonials this season but that was enough to rack up 13 goals and 26 points. He excelled on special teams, scoring all but five of his goals with the extra attacker and adding a couple assists. He also fired a shorthanded marker and three of his goals were game winners. He also posted seven points in 16 Premier games, as well. Leading the Elite team with 51 career points, he’s set the bar high for the second-year Colonials.
Jeremy Pizzola, Florida Jr. Blades (Defense ’03 Cape Coral, Fla.)
Pizzola connected on three goals and added 18 assists in regulation time with the Junior Blades. One of the goals and five assists came on power play opportunities and he also added a shorthanded assist. Pizzola added a goal on his only Shootout chance of the season. A career Jr. Blade, he goes back to 15U hockey in the USPHL.
Brody Smojice, Charleston Colonials (Forward ‘02 Charleston, S.C.)
The team’s leading scorer this season was a hometowner, Smojice notching 16 goals and collecting 30 points in 37 games with the Elite Colonials this season. He racked up 12 points, including seven goals, on the powerplay and added a goal and assist while playing shorthanded. Two of his goals were game-winners. His 44 career points are close behind Pineda’s for career numbers.
Evan Spinella, Tampa Bay Juniors (Goalie ‘03 Tampa, Fla.)
Spinella split the work in goal and put up a 13-4-2-0 record in 22 games this past season. Spinella faced 570 shots and collected a 2/69 Goals Against Average with a Shooting Percentage of .909 and a shutout. He is a former 15U Jr. Blades teammate of Jeremy Pizzola from 2018-19.
Korey Walker, Atlanta Mad Hatters (Defense ‘04 Loganville, Ga.)
A local product for Atlanta, Walker scored five goals and picked up 13 points for the Mad Hatters in 32 games. A goal and a couple of the assists came on Mad Hatter power plays and he also set up a goal while shorthanded. One of his goals was a game-winner. The ‘04 also got his first couple games in with the Premier team.
Sebastian Zamborsky, Atlanta Mad Hatters (Forward ‘03 Atlanta, Ga.)
The team’s leading scorer, Zamborsky collected 19 goals and 31 points for the Mad Hatters in 40 games. Two of his goals were game-winners and Zamborsky contributed four goals and nine points on the power play. He got a three-game look with the Premier squad.
Anthony Zebley, Florida Eels (Forward ‘04 Philadelphia, Pa.)
He played just 34 games but that was enough for Zebley to lead the Eels in scoring this season, firing 22 goals, and collecting 49 points. He contributed five goals and 10 points on the Eels’ powerplay and another goal and assist while shorthanded. Zebley played for the Jr. Blades 16U team last season. His brother T.J. was a Premier All-Star.